Allspice Vs. Cloves

Allspice Vs. Cloves – How Do They Compare?

Allspice and cloves are two spices that are often used in savory dishes. Both spices have a strong, pungent flavor that can add depth and complexity to a dish. But how similar are they? And what are the major differences between these two spices? Let’s compare allspice and cloves side …

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Garlic Powder Vs Garlic

Garlic Powder Vs. Garlic – How Do They Compare?

Garlic is one of the most popular and commonly-used ingredients in kitchens worldwide. It’s also one ingredient that many chefs have strong, passionate opinions on, especially when it comes to the question of how garlic powder should be used. Before you dismiss garlic powder as inferior, let’s take a closer …

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Garam Masala Vs. Curry Powder

Garam Masala Vs. Curry Powder – How Do They Compare?

Both curry powder and garam masala are spice blends that can be used to add color and flavor to a dish. While curry powder appears to be a British invention, garam masala is authentic and widely used on the sub-continent; however, the exact blend of spices used to make it varies from …

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How To Store Rosemary

How To Store Rosemary For The Freshest Flavor

Rosemary is a pungent member of the mint family that is available year-round if you live in a warm climate; however, a rosemary plant may not survive in a colder climate. It is, therefore, essential that you preserve the herb when you have it available. There a numerous ways to …

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Too Much Salt

Too Much Salt? How To Save Your Meal

One of the unfortunate realities of cooking is that once you add salt, there is no way to get it back out. Even so, all is not lost if you over-salt a meal. If this has happened to you, do not panic. There are options for saving the meal. Dilution …

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How To Store Coriander

How To Store Coriander For The Freshest Flavor

Coriander is a spice that consists of whole or ground coriander seeds. The coriander plant is also known as cilantro. The ground seed is much easier to use, but has a considerably shorter shelf life than whole seeds. How you store your coriander can have a significant impact on how …

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Black Pepper Vs. White Pepper

White Pepper Vs. Black Pepper: How Do They Compare?

Pepper is the most popular spice in the world and was so prized at one point in history that it was actually used as currency. In fact, European explorers were primarily seeking pepper when they found their way to the new world. Both white and black peppers come from the same …

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Fresh Oregano Vs Dried

Fresh Oregano Vs. Dried: How Do They Compare?

Oregano is a popular herb that is used to season a wide variety of dishes. As such, it has become a staple herb in even the most basic of spice collections. When working with this herb, you may have found yourself wondering if your cooking might benefit from the use …

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